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This day trip explores south of Hobart and takes you to the Tahune Forest Airwalk – a cantilevered bridge that allows you to walk through the treetops 40 metres above the ground! Further south still, we stop at the Hasting Caves for a swim in the thermal pools and a spectacular underground cave walk. Walk through the treetops, bring your swimwear for the thermal pool, and bring a jacket for the caves as we enjoy an action packed day south of Hobart.
• Visit the Tahune Airwalk Forest Reserve • Walk amongst the trees on the Cantilever 40m above the ground • Discover Tasmania’s ancient trees on the Huon Pine Walk • Walk above the river on the Swinging Bridges Walk • Visit Hastings Caves State Reserve • Enjoy the fully guided Cave Tour, 40 m below the ground • Take a swim in the Thermal Springs swimming pool • Drive the Huon Valley and discover Tasmania’s diverse Apple growing history • Enjoy seasonal roadside stops – Honey Tasting, Ice-creams, Berries, Apples, Cherries
Explore Hobart’s natural surroundings on a day trip to the Southern Forests
Walk 40 meters in the air at the Tahune Airwalk and view the Huon River
Head 40 meters below ground with a guided tour at Hastings Reserve
Take a dip in the natural hot springs surrounding by beautiful forests
What to Expect
After a pickup from your Hobart hotel, head to the Huon Valley, an area famous for its apple orchards. The first stop is the Tahune Airwalk where you can walk across the treetops on a walkway suspended 40 meters in the air. Back on the ground, walk through the forest and visit the “Swinging Bridges” crossing the Picton and Huon Rivers.
Stop at lookout points along the way to Hastings Reserve and listen to informative commentary from your guide.
Soak up the beautiful fresh air at the natural hot springs in the Hastings Reserve. Take a dip in the balmy 28-degree Celsius water and wander down the nature trail to see if you can spot a platypus. Finally, head 40 meters underground to explore the Dolomite Caves with expert guides from the reserve, before heading back to your hotel.
Traveler pickup is offered To arrange a Hotel pickup please email your tour operator at email@example.com
You will be returned to your original pickup location
National park entrance fees
Tahune Airwalk entrance fees
Hastings Caves & Thermal Springs Pool fees
Guided Tour of Hastings Caves
Professional guides and interpretive walks
Small, friendly groups
We offer a Hotel pick up from most central city Hotels and Hostels
Entry/Admission - Tahune Adventures
Food and drinks (please either pre purchase, or there will be the opportunity to purchase a bakery style takeaway lunch on tour.
We do not offer pick ups from Air BnB’s and private residences
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Minimum age to participate in tour is 8 years
This is an active tour and walking is involved; a suitable level of general health & fitness and physical abilities is essential
We provide accurate interpretation, and keep wildlife disturbance to a minimum by viewing from appropriate distances and informing our guests how to view wildlife with patience and respect. Activities are always confined to tracks and boardwalks to minimize negative impacts.
Hotel pickup time is between 7:00am and 7:30am depending on your location. Hotel pickup is available from central city Hotels and Hostels ( no AirBnB’s). Please arrange pickup from your hotel at least 48 hours prior to departure with the tour operator.
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Not wheelchair accessible
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
This was a really fun trip! My guide David picked us up and took us to the cute town of Huonville to pick up lunch. We drove to the Tahune airwalk and stopped at a few lookouts along the way. The airwalk was breathtaking with...More
Hanging out with Action Man was so much fun! He took us to see some great views (you know it’s a good one when the guide gets out the fancy camera). He agreed with all of my opinions about pop culture which is a definitely...More
The destinations were beautiful, and our guide Dan was very knowledgeable with a cheeky sense of humour. I learned so much about the area's nature and history, especially Tasmania's forestry history, it was very interesting. The airwalk and caves were otherworldly, like scenes from Lord...More